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POD Giveaway: Win A Pair of Tickets To NCMF 2017

posted by Alberto August 15, 2017

It’s that time of the year again! The annual North Coast Music Festival is only a few weeks away and you have a chance to win passes to see Gucci Mane, Big Boi, Post Malone, Skepta, The Cool Kids and many more acts. Along with all those awesome acts, NCMF is showing love to local acts by adding yet another stage to the fest. The lineup for that stage can be seen below. Tickets for NCMF are still available HERE.

To enter the official POD x NCMF giveaway, follow instructions below:

Follow React on Instagram

Follow POD on Instagram

Once you follow both accounts, send an email letting us know what local acts you’re looking forward to seeing or any you would like to see on the lineup next year. Good luck! Contest ends Friday (8/18).

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POD Giveaway: Pretty Lights Live at Huntington Bank Pavilion

posted by Alberto August 3, 2017

Pretty Lights is headlining the Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island in a few weeks and the good folks over at React have given us a pair of passes to give away. Pretty Lights is being joined by Big Wild, The Soul Rebels, Maddy O’Neal, The Floozies, Chali 2na & Krafty Kuts and Clozee at the two day event going down on August 18th + 19th. Single day and two day passes to see Pretty Lights live can be found HERE. To learn how to win a pair of passes, see instructions below. Good luck!

Follow React on Instagram

Follow POD on Instagram

Once you follow both accounts, send an email letting us know what your favorite Pretty Lights song is. A random winner will be selected on August 10th.

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Recap: Fat Tire Battle of The Bands

posted by Rosario Edwards July 10, 2017

Schuba’s hosted a magnificent Battle of the Bands, pitting 4 up and coming Chicago acts against each other for a chance to open up for legendary band, The Roots, all for a great cause. Proceeds for the event went to the alliance of the Great Lakes to help protect our wondrous Lakes.

White Mystery opened the show with their theatrical sibling rock and roll. Alex White commanded the crowd and Francis White made sure everyone got really weird.

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POD GIveaway: Win a Day Pass To Pitchfork Music Festival 2017

posted by Oscar July 10, 2017

This weekend, July 14-16, Chicago’s Union Park will be hosting the 2017 edition of the Pitchfork Music Festival, and to help get everybody excited for one of our favorite times of the season, we’d like to treat you all to some free passes!  has yet another stellar lineup this year with headliners LCD Soundsystem, A Tribe Called Quest, and Solange, and some of the other dope artists on the lineup that will be hitting the stage throughout the weekend include Vince Staples, Danny Brown, Angel Olsen, Joey Purp, Jamila Woods, and Madlib among others. We will definitely be on-site throughout the weekend covering things for y’all, but besides delivering dope pics and recaps, we’d like to offer a little something extra.

So here’s what we got for you… We got three (3) individual one-day passes, one for each date of the festival, and we will be picking three winners at random that will get one (1) pass each.

To enter, take the next steps:

Follow POD on Instagram & on Facebook

Follow Pitchfork Music Fest on Instagram

Once you follow the accounts above, send us an email at letting us know which date you most want to attend and which artists you want to see that day.

Each winner will be randomly selected and notified on July 12th. You can also still purchase tickets here: 

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POD Giveaway: Win Two 2-Day Passes to Mamby On The Beach 2017

posted by Alberto June 7, 2017

React’s Mamby On The Beach festival is coming back to Oakwood Beach later this month and we are happy to announce that we are giving away a pair of passes to the two day festival. There are lots of POD faves on the lineup this year including Saba, Raury, Thundercat, BJ The Chicago Kid, Marian Hill, Sir The Baptist, Ravyn Lenae and more, so this is a can’t miss event. For more info on how to win passes, check out the simple contest instructions below. Tickets for the fest are also still available HERE.

Follow POD on Instagram

Follow Mamby on Instagram

Once you follow both accounts, send an email letting us know which one act on the lineup you are looking forward to seeing perform live for the first time.

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POD Giveaway: Win Two 3-Day Passes to Spring Awakening 2017

posted by Alberto May 23, 2017

Festival season 2017 is upon us and what does that mean? Well if you’re a loyal POD reader, it means we have our first  festival giveaway of the season! The good folks at React Presents are hooking up one lucky person with two 3 day passes to this years SAMF. So if you’re trying to see Diplo, Alesso, Afrojack, Galantis and many more, check out how to enter the giveaway below. The contest ends next Tuesday (5/30). Good luck!

Follow SAMF on Instagram

Follow POD on Instagram

Once you follow both accounts, send an email with and let us know which DJ sets you’re most excited to see at SAMF.

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POD Giveaway: Win A Pair of Tickets to Migo Jam at The Portage Theater

posted by Rosario Edwards February 1, 2017

On February 11th The Portage Theater is going to be hosting none other than Kap G, Chingo Bling, Baby Bash, and Eric Bambino, presented by We R Music and SPKRBX.

This is you chance to win a pair of tickets for this awesome lineup. All you have to do is follow POD, and let us know who you’re most excited to see!

Follow POD on Facebook.

Follow POD on Twitter.

Email us at, or comment below on who you’re most excited to see! Winners will be chosen at random.

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POD Giveaway: Win A Pair Of Passes to Reaction NYE 2016

posted by Alberto December 2, 2016

2016 is almost over and it has flown by quick. Thankfully, we have React who gave us plenty of shows and festivals to look forward to throughout the year. React has one more festival in the works and it is a big one. Their annual Reaction NYE fest at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center is back and the lineup is stacked. From Gucci Mane to Flume to Anderson .Paak to Danny Brown to Dillon Francis, how can you not be excited? Tickets are still available for the fest going down 12/30 and 12/31 HERE. If you are feeling lucky and want to enter our contest to win two passes to Reaction NYE, follow the simple instructions below. Good luck!


Follow POD on Instagram.

Follow POD on Twitter.

Follow React on Instagram.

Follow React on Twitter.

Once you follow those pages, share this post and tag the parties involved to be entered into the giveaway. Share a screenshot with us at to be officially entered.

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POD Giveaway: Win A Pair of 3-Day Passes to Freaky Deaky 2016

posted by Alberto October 13, 2016


It’s that time of the year again. Halloween is only weeks away, which means Freaky Deaky presented by React is right around the corner as well. Don’t have any tickets yet? We got you covered. We are happy to announce that we are once again giving away two 3-day passes to this years festival featuring performances by Disclosure, Travis Scott, DJ Khaled, A$AP Ferg, Schoolboy Q and many, many more. Tickets are still available HERE. If you would like to sign up for our giveaway, details on how to enter can be found below.

Follow Freaky Deaky on Facebook and Twitter.

Follow POD on Facebook and Twitter..

Share this post and send a screenshot to to officially be entered into the contest.

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POD Giveaway: MDBP on 8/21 feat. Diplo, Rae Sremmurd, Kesha & More

posted by Alberto August 2, 2016

MDBP Chicago

Mad Decent Block Party in Chicago is only weeks away and we are teaming up with React Presents to give a lucky reader a pair of tickets to the fest. This years MDBP Chicago will take place at the First Merit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island featuring performances by Diplo, Gryffin, Justin Martin, Kesha, Oshi, Rae Sremmurd and more surprise guests. Tickets are STILL AVAILABLE for the fest taking place on August 21st. Details on how to get your hands on some free tickets can be found below.

Follow MDBP on Facebook

Follow POD on Facebook

After you follow both accounts, share this post on your Facebook page and tag a friend you would like to take to the fest. Send a screenshot of the post to to be officially entered. Contest ends on Monday (8/8). Good luck!

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POD Giveaway: Win A Pair of Passes to Mamby On The Beach 2016

posted by Alberto June 8, 2016

Mamby On The Beach Giveaway

Festival season is upon us and we have yet another pair of two day passes to give out. This time around, the giveaway is for React’s Mamby On The Beach festival on Oakwood Beach. The lineup is stacked with POD favorites like Lupe Fiasco, Santigold, Mayer Hawthorne, Kaytranada, Monte Booker, Ravyn Lenae and many more. Check out a video announcing the lineup below. Tickets are still available HERE.

Now for the part you have all been waiting for. In order to win the 2-day passes, you must share this post on any social media network. Send us a screenshot to to officially enter the contest. You will also need to like/follow the pages below. Contest ends Monday June 13th. Good luck!

Follow Mamby On The Beach on Twitter.

Like Mamby On The Beach on Facebook.

Follow POD on Twitter.

Like POD on Facebook.


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POD Giveaway: Win A Pair of GA Passes to Spring Awakening 2016

posted by Alberto May 24, 2016

Spring Awakening 2016 Lineup

We are very happy to announce that we will be giving out two GA passes to this years Spring Awakening festival going down June 10th through June 12th at Addams/Medill Park here in Chicago. The lineup is filled with tons of great acts including The Chainsmokers, Kaskade, Steve Aoki, Dillon Francis, A-Trak, deadmau5, Jamie xx, Flying Lotus and many more. There will also be some branded stages at this years SAMF. Check out more information on those stages in the links below.

Trance Arena:
Bass Kitchen
Body Language

Now for the information you have all been waiting for. In order to win those passes, you must follow SAMF’s Facebook and Twitter pages. After you do that, you will also need to follow our social media pages. Once that is out of the way, you will need to share a link to this post along with three artists you want to see the most on either Facebook or Twitter. Screenshot your post and send it over to The contest will run until May 30th. Good luck!

Single day tickets and three day passes can be purchased HERE.

Follow SAMF on Facebook

Follow SAMF on Twitter

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